Raqs Media Collective: A Sublime Economy of Means (24.4.-8.6. 2014)

The Raqs Media Collective enjoys playing a plurality of roles, often appearing as artists, occasionally as curators, sometimes as philosophical agent provocateurs.

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A2 Criticism Club: The tragic end of the Community of Writers. Does literary life need a new infrastructure?

Over the last few years the Community of Writers has experienced its most serious crisis since its formation in 1989. A panel discussion will attempt to locate the causes of this situation and sketch out the possible future operations of this organisation.

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A scenic reading of the comedy S.d.Ch.- Fantom Morgalu

The premiere of a new comedy by the Prague gravedigger S.d.Ch. organised on the occasion of the publication of the first volume of a new edition by the publishing house RUBATO – TRENTADUE. The volume FANTOM MORGALU will be sold during the evening for the pittance of CZK 50.

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Barbora Kleinhamplová, Tereza Stejskalová: Sleepers. A three-act play with six actors.

Sleep is an unconscious state that is in danger. Yet; despite all the past and present attempts to discipline it, it still evades total control. It separates us from the world of the wakeful whether we like it or not. We all know that sooner or later we fall asleep sometimes even without our being aware of it. We all fight insomnia and fatigue.

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KK A2 How to read Bohumil Hrabal

Bohumil Hrabal is one of the canonical writers of Czech literature. Though it seems unbelievable, his work still awaits in-depth exegesis.

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On the future of developmental cooperation

It will soon be 2015, the deadline for meeting the Millennium Development Goals announced in 2000 by the UN. How far is there left to go? And what then?

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A discussion on the exhibition “Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module”, New Museum HUB, N.Y.

A presentation, projection and discussion on the exhibition “Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module”, which will take place at New Museum HUB in New York. The exhibition is an allegorical installation of selected artwork, archives and activities of the tranzit initiative during its ten-year history (curators: Vít Havránek, Dora Hégyi, Georg Schoellhammer, installation: Zbyněk Baladrán).

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Hipsterism as an anti-capitalist subculture?

The term ‘hipsterism’ is these days used to describe a creative class, digital bohemians, or young people with a university education living a post-materialist lifestyle. Which one of these is it?

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Introducing ATLA(S)NOW project: Angelo Bellobono, Adam Vačkář and Alessandro Facente

Tranzitdisplay is delighted to invite you to a discussion between the artists Angelo Bellobono, Adam Vackar and the curator Alessandro Facente introducing the Atla(s)now project, from his genesis to the latest activities.

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KKA2 children’s literature

Although this country boasts a long tradition of top quality children’s literature, little of this is made of this in the media and specialist circles. And so we have decided to offer a platform to editors, publishers and critics who are concerned with children’s literature. What makes Czech children’s literature special?

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Debate with members of the group Chto delat?

Chto Delat (What is to be done?) is a collective of artists, critics, philosophers and writers that was founded in 2003 in St Petersburg in order to integrate political theory, art and activism.

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Chto delat: Anti-anticommunism

Opening: 21. 2. 2014 od 19,00, Discussion with members Chto delat: 22. 2. 2014 od 19,00 /

A project by Chto Delat (realized by Tsaplya Olga Egorova, Dmitry Vilensky, Nikolay Oleynikov and Gluklya Natalya Pershina)

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ERSTE Stiftung